Chrome Reviews and News


Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015

Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Interbike: 9 super cool displays from Interbike

Interbike: Ho-hum just won’t do for these 9 Interbike exhibitors with super cool trade show displays.

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Interbike: Chrome’s reversible Warm vest and jacket

Interbike: Chrome’s new Warm reversible vests and jackets flip-flop for safety and stylishness.

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Chrome Industries wows Interbike with experiential trade show booth

In an attempt to grab attention and up booth traffic many trade show exhibitors go for the trite-and-true–glitz, hype and boobs. Bag/shoe/clothing brand Chrome Industries takes a decidedly and refreshingly different tack, leaving the clichés behind and creating a brand experience that’s on another level.

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Chrome Lieutenant Rolltop Messenger Bag Review

The Lieutenant rolltop messenger bag from Chrome is versatile, stylish and is waterproof inside and out. The fact that it is a rolltop means it can handle a variety of different sized cargo that is easy to get to. It has dual waterproof compartments that keep the wet and dry cargo separate. It will keep […]

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Introducing Chrome Storm Outerwear

(San Francisco, CA – October 12, 2012) For over 17 years Chrome has been known for making bombproof and useful bags and apparel that protect you and your belongings from the elements. Chrome Storm™ Outerwear extends this tradition. It provides bike-specific functionality with market-leading breathable weatherproof performance in jackets that work on the bike, in […]

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Chrome Bags and Shoes 2013 Collection

Chrome has a long history of making stylish and functional bike bags. They have really broadened their offerings in recent years by making shoes and apparel. I have personally been using Chrome bags for years and they remain one of my favorite ways to pack my daily necessities on and off the bike. In this […]

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The Chrome Truk Shoe is Stiffer, Stronger and Bomber

(San Francisco, CA) Chrome is the original maker of Urban Bike Footwear that provides performance on and off the bike. Designed and developed to be worn all day, the Truk is the latest in Chrome’s Pedal Series shoes created for commuters and messengers who want more riding performance without sacrificing walking comfort. The Truk’s upper […]

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Chrome Mini Buran Small Laptop Buckle Bag

Chrome Industries introduces the new small laptop buckle bag, the Mini Buran. The Mini Buran features an integrated padded laptop sleeve that fits up to a 15.4 inch laptop with enhanced organization pockets throughout. As with all Chrome bags, the Mini Buran is guaranteed for life, so you’ll never need to find another small bag […]

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Chrome Lieutenant Rolltop Waterproof Messanger Bag

Available today, Chrome Industries brings you, The Lieutenant. This beast is a large dual-waterproof roll-top messenger bag that comes equipped with Chrome’s iconic, quick release buckle. Check out all of the other features of this beast below. Features: Waterproof roll-top closure accommodates a range of load sizes Dual waterproof compartments separate wet/dry cargo External pockets […]

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Chrome Offers Custom Bags for US Military Personnel

Just in time for Memorial Day! This is just about the coolest promotion I’ve ever seen. If you or a loved one is a US vet, you can bring your military issue fatigues or duffel to Chrome and they will turn it into a hand made, custom messenger bag, complete with Chrome’s iconic buckle strap! […]

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Chrome Industries Launches Four New Shoe Models

(May 10, 2012) San Francisco, CA – Hitting stores today, Chrome Industries is proud to introduce four new models into the urban bike and fixed freestyle scene. Built to be indestructible like all of the Chrome bags, the new Chrome shoes are the Kursk Natural and Kursk Pro Natural, the Lower Southside and the addition […]

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Chrome Industries Welcomes Massan to the Familia

(April 27, 2012) San Francisco, CA – Chrome Industries is proud to announce the addition of Massan to the Chrome Familia. Hailing from Oakland, raised in San Francisco and now a finding himself at a new dwelling in the concrete playground of New York City, Massan has been a terror on the streets with his […]

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Chrome Launches New Moleskin Cotton Hoodies

Our popular urban riding hoodie now in comfortable, durable and wind-resistant Moleskin Cotton. Packed with features to protect you, both on and off your bike. Stock Cobra Our urban cycling hoodie in a comfortable, heathered cotton blend. Works on and off the bike. Available from S-XL. $100. Stock Pasha Our comfortable, cotton urban cycling hoodie […]

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Miller High Life Sweeps Ends Tonight + Raleigh Frame Giveaway Starts Now!

The Chrome + Miller Blue Collar Holiday Sweeps ends tonight (12/7) at 11:59pm PST! One lucky winner and a guest will score big time on our biggest prize package yet: Round trip airfare for two to Chicago Accommodations for three nights 2 custom Miller High Life Citizen messenger bags made to order at the Chrome […]

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Chrome x Wonka Present: “Hey, Check Me Out!” FGF Video Contest!

Here’s your chance to earn some bragging rights!…Chrome presents the “Hey, Check Me Out!” fixed gear freestyle video contest. Log on to http://www.chromebagsstore.com/contest2 and upload the link to your best 60 seconds of footage for a chance to win the one of the largest prize packages ever from Chrome. Submissions close on November 23rd at which […]

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Chrome’s Four Points City Artist Ts + FTC Giveaway

Chrome Releases Four Points City T’s as Next Installment of Their Artist Series T-Shirt Collection Chrome’s Four Points City Artist Tees Launch As A Tribute To Four Major Cities And Their Respective Communities Of Riders San Francisco, Calif. (November 3, 2011) – Chrome, the world’s leading manufacturer of bike messenger bags, footwear and urban cycling […]

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2011 Chrome ARTCRANK SF

On October 21, 2011, Chrome held their 3rd annual ARTCRANK party at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco. Teaming up with Widmer Brothers Brewing, all the proceeds from the Chrome Customs bag raffle and beer sales benefited the SF Bike Coalition, a bicycle advocacy group whose goal is to “create safer streets and more livable communities […]

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ARTCRANK SF Returns Bigger Than Ever for a Night of Art, Bikes and Beer at 111 Minna Gallery

Joining Forces With Chrome And Widmer Brothers Brewing, ARTCRANK San Francisco Returns In Support Of The San Francisco Bike Coalition San Francisco, Calif. (October 12, 2011) – Today, Chrome, the world’s leading manufacturer of bike messenger bags, footwear and urban cycling apparel, is honored to announce the third annual ARTCRANK SF. Together with joint sponsor, […]

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Signed Ricky Powell Giveaway + NYBMF Fundraiser!

Chrome Partners with Juxtapoz Magazine for Ricky Powell Photo Giveaway & Auction In Support Of The New York Bike Messengers Foundation, Chrome & Juxtapoz Come Together For Epic Art and Bike Giveaway & Auction San Francisco, Calif. (October 10, 2011) – Chrome, the world’s leading manufacturer of bike messenger bags, footwear and urban cycling apparel, […]

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Chrome's New Yalta & Brigadier: Live!

CHROMES YALTA & BRIGADIER EQUIP THE URBAN TRAVELER FOR THE OPEN ROAD Newly Released Tarpaulin Haul Bags Round Out Chromes Growing Line of City- Proofed Carry-alls San Francisco, Calif. (November 17, 2010) – Chrome, the worlds leading manufacturer of bike messenger bags and urban cycling footwear and apparel, announces their new offering of Tarpaulin haul […]

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Chrome Introduces Women's Knickers

source: Rob Reedy

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SF Premier of Kranked Revolve Thursday, July 2nd.

SF Premier of Kranked Revolve The latest installment in Kranked Series is due out later this month and SF DIRTLAB is going to bring it the San Francisco on July 2nd! That is the Thursday before July 4th, so come on out and get stoked on the the sickest new bike film and then shred […]

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Chrome Bags Introduces The Corsair & Vega

Chrome Bags introduces the Vega and Corsair. Developed for the minimal commuter that demands a functional product built tough for daily use. Both bags can accommodate a 15″ laptop. CORSAIR : Our Messenger Bag Stripped Down But Solid We wanted a simple, stripped down version of our buckle bag to carry our stuff around that […]

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Product Showcase: Bikes, Parts, Gear – January 2009

Product Showcase: a quick glimpse at some featured bikes, parts, & gear for January 2008 – mostly new, but definitely all hot products. Marin Wolf Ridge 6.8 Frame: 6061 Aluminum, Fully Hydroformed Mainframe and Swingarm, Quad-Link 2.0 140mm Suspension System Front Suspension: RockShox Pike 426 U-Turn Air, 110mm-140mm with External Rebound Adjustment, Motion Control, and […]

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